Cheryl R. Worley


Cheryl Worley

Associate

t: 713.328.2829
f: 713.759.6834
e: cworley@hwa.com

Practice Areas

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

Cheryl Worley joined Hughes Watters Askanase in 2005. Having worked previously at a smaller firm, she was attracted to HWA because of its well established position combined with a progressive, professional and open environment that fostered growth and collaboration. Cheryl viewed joining HWA as an opportunity to not only be involved with significant and challenging cases, but also to get to know clients on a personal level.

Cheryl was admitted to the State Bar of Texas in 1998. She is licensed to practice law in the U.S. District Court (Northern District of Texas, Southern District of Texas, Eastern District of Texas, and Western District of Texas).

Before joining HWA, Cheryl worked at Devlin, Naylor & Turbyfill, P.L.L.C. in Houston, focusing on creditor's rights and commercial and consumer litigation.

CLIENT EXPERIENCE

Cheryl is experienced in commercial and consumer litigation, creditor's rights, fair debt collection practices, deceptive trade practices, fair credit reporting and truth-in-lending regulations. She has had the opportunity to successfully represent clients in transactions related to real and personal property lending, and commercial leasing. Additionally, she has represented clients in bankruptcy litigation, on matters of adequate protection, fraudulent transfers, dischargeability and preference complaints.

EDUCATION

  • Bachelor of Arts degree in Music, with Honors, Magna cum Laude, University of Houston, 1992
  • Juris Doctorate, South Texas College of Law, 1997

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

  • Houston Bar Association
  • Houston Young Lawyers Foundation

Cheryl enjoys being a part of Houston Young Lawyers Foundation which assists local charities that are engaged in promoting child welfare, literacy, and the arts.

AWARDS AND HONORS

Named a Rising Star by Texas Monthly and Law & Politics magazines for 2006 - 2010

COMMUNITY OUTREACH ACTIVITIES

Cheryl is active on the HBA Law Week Fun Run Committee benefitting the Center Serving Persons with Mental Retardation.  They hold an 8K fun run every year raising money to support The Center and its residents.

HOBBIES AND INTERESTS

A fifth-generation Houstonian, Cheryl enjoys running in the city's parks and supporting arts institutions such as the Houston Symphony Orchestra and the Museum of Fine Arts Houston.

She is also a "weekend iron chef," outdoor enthusiast and snow skier.